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Bacteria (; singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain (biology)|domain (or kingdom (biology)|kingdom) of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a wide range of shapes, ranging from spheres to rods and spirals. Bacteria were among the first life forms to appear on Earth, and are present in most habitats on the planet, growing in soil, water, acidic hot springs, radioactive waste, and deep in the Crust (geology)|Earths crust, as well as in organic matter and the live bodies of plants and animals, providing outstanding examples of Mutualism (biology)|mutualism in the digestive tracts of humans, termites and...
TaxId: 629395 Bacteria [walking sticks] Sequences: nucleotide, protein
TaxId: 2 Bacteria "eubacteria" [bacteria] Sequences: nucleotide, protein